Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Sparkle N Sprinkle Surprise Party Balloons {01.18.2017}

Here is another awesome new release from Sparkle N Sprinkle! I used two new stamp sets from Sparkle N Sprinkle's January release, Party 1 - Balloons, and Party 2 - Sentiments. Here is the Surprise Party card I made, and made it look like a package all wrapped up in a bow!

I stamped out the Balloons stamp in black ink and sprinkled on Clear Detail embossing powder and heat set it. Then, I colored the cupcakes, swirls, and balloons. I also stamped out some of the images (star, music notes) with Versamark Ink Pad, and sprinkled on embossing powders and heat set them. I used Silver Lightning on the music notes, and Daffodil on the stars. I stamped out the sentiment with Versamark Ink Pad and sprinkled on Red Apple embossing powder and heat set it. This made the card really festive and full of color!

Here is a close up of the music note, using the Silver Lightning embossing powder. I love this sparkle and depth of this color. One of my favorite embossing powders for sure! This also shows the Nuvo Pure Platinum Mousse that I rubbed into the edge of the main card panel.

I wanted to make the card look like a present. I cut out a square piece of yellow cardstock. I laid over a swirl stencil, and swiped Blue Topaz Nuvo Glimmer Paste over the stencil. This made some really fun swirls. To tie the background into the main image, I added some Super Thick Silver embossing powder and heat set it. This is really thick, and I had to heat set it from the back side of the paper. The embossing flakes will fly off if you shoot your heat directly to the front side of the paper. Ask me how I learned this :) !! After layering everything together, I also ran a strip of Nuvo Glue Pen Fine along the inside edge of the black cardstock matting the card. I sprinkled on Night Sky Sparkle N Soft along the edge to give some extra sparkle to the black matting edge.

Now, time to wrap up the package in a bow! I pulled out some ribbon, and ran a strip of 1/8" Double sided "Tear-ific" Tape along the center of the ribbon. I removed the release paper, and sprinkled on some Silver Leaf tinsel glitter. This made the ribbon even more sparkly and tied everything together with shades of silver.

The sentiments in these sets are versatile and you can make all sorts of festive cards with these sets. I hope you enjoy them.

Thanks for stopping by. Have a magical day!



  1. What a fun, sparkly package, Chris! Love all the sparkly details.

  2. How adorable! I love your birthday creation! hugs, de